Trading one dog for another, 5-time Iron Dog winner VanMeter feeds his need for speed
KASILOF — It may be tough to see the parallels between running sled dogs and riding a snowmachine, but five-time Iron Dog champion Dusty VanMeter says the two sports have more in common than one might think, particularly when it comes to racing.
“There are a lot of similarities. You approach them both with the same mentality of monitoring them closely, not beating them up, and paying attention to every little detail the whole way through — or you’re not going to win,” he said.
>VanMeter should know. In addition to wins the 46-year-old has earned in the 2,000-mile snowmachine race from... read more
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